CareerSource Pinellas goes Virtual! As news about Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve, the health and safety of all the individuals and families we serve is our top priority so we have moved many of our events virtual. If you should have any questions, please give us a call at 727-524-4344
How to Series
April 29, 11am – Resume Workshop ( https://web.spcollege.edu/survey/30238 ) Description: Students will learn how to modify their current resume to make it more effective. Learning Objectives: Students will critique and modify their existing resume to create a dynamic document that reflects their education, qualifications, skills and experience. View the recording of the session here: http://stpe.co/resumeworkshop
May 6, 12pm– How to Get Hired: Tips on Researching Employers ( https://web.spcollege.edu/survey/30240 ) Description: Individuals will learn tips on job research. Individuals will identify various resources to assist in searching for jobs or internships.
May 13, 12pm– Cleaning Up Your Online Presence (https://web.spcollege.edu/survey/30242 ) Description: Making sure you have a clean online presence is essential during your informational interviews, job shadowing and internship search. Learning Objectives: Individuals will learn about the power of social media and how to clean up or overcome blemishes that may exist.
May 20, 12pm – LinkedIn ( https://web.spcollege.edu/survey/30244 ) Description: LinkedIn is a popular professional online resource with over 500 million users. It provides information on companies, employees and job opportunities. It is the “go-to” site for recruiters and hiring manager. Learning Objectives: Individuals will understand the importance of having a LinkedIn profile and the benefits of using it. Individuals will review the essentials components a professional profile. They will learn how to join groups, research companies and search for jobs.
May 27, 12pm – Interview Preparation ( https://web.spcollege.edu/survey/30246 ) Description: Students will learn how to prepare for online, phone, and in-person interviewing using the STAR method. Learning Objectives: Individuals will demonstrate the STAR method of behavioral interviewing: Situation, Task, Action, and Result. Individuals will demonstrate proficiency using web-based conferencing software. Students will know the importance of preparing, presenting and practicing for phone, and in-person interviews.
June 3, 12pm – Professional Etiquette: How to Make a First Impression (https://web.spcollege.edu/survey/30326 ) Description: Individuals will learn how to make a good first impression when applying for a job, meeting an employer, and/or attending a job fair. Learning Objectives: Students will be able to professionally meet and greet an employer, understand the importance of body language, appropriate attire, and know where to obtain interview attire.
June 10, 12pm – Branding the Professional YOU ( https://web.spcollege.edu/survey/30327 ) Description: Students will learn the concept of personal branding, gain insight on their brand, and learn how to leverage their brand in their job search. Learning Objectives: Students will be able to articulate the concept and benefits of personal branding. Students will begin to discover their own brand and apply it to the world of work.
June 17, 12pm – Resume Workshop ( https://web.spcollege.edu/survey/30328 ) Description: Students will learn how to modify their current resume to make it more effective. Learning Objectives: Students will critique and modify their existing resume to create a dynamic document that reflects their education, qualifications, skills and experience.
June 24, 12pm – Employ Florida ( https://web.spcollege.edu/survey/3032)
We have moved our Spring Career Fair online. Spring into Spring with a NEW CAREER OPPORTUNITY! Employers are looking to connect with YOU!
The best part of this event is that it is accessible from any location using your laptop, PC or mobile device! This is an opportunity to connect with a wide range of employers from multiple industries.
Starting Thursday, April 27, 2020, you can go online to employflorida.com and apply to the featured jobs. These jobs will be available online for one week only.
How to apply
Note: In order to apply to open positions and virtually connect with the employers, you must have an Employ Florida registration.
- Review featured employers and job numbers below
- Visit EmployFlorida.com
- Click on ‘Find a Job’
- Search for featured jobs by their entering the assigned job order #
- Click job title to view more information about the position
- Click ‘How to Apply’ and follow the step-by-step instructions
Right now, many of us are home. What better time than now to TAP INTO YOUR NETWORKING POTENTIAL! Join us every Wednesday for a chance to receive job searching advice, interviewing tips & wisdom from local guest speakers, and most importantly- create lifelong connections that will help push your career to the next level.
To learn more and/or register, visit https://zoom.us/meeting/register/uJUtduyspzwoHB_XR-k27dDb5MWD3iYc5Q
May 6 Scott Talcott, Business Manager Pinellas County EDC “Pinellas County Business Facts”
May 13 Michelle Gomez, Recruiter Jabil “How to Stand Out in Your Next Interview”
May 20 Dr. Hank Clemons “Emotional Intelligence and Decision Making in Today’s Job Search”
May 27 Joni Clark and Chirstina Colon, Representatives Apple One “Navigating the Hiring Process in Our Current Environment”
Are you looking for a career? Did you lose your job due to COVID-19? Are you searching for a fresh start? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then please join us every Thursday at the link below for our Career Networking Group. Every week we will have speakers and topics that can help the everyday job seeker.
Register below at : https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAlf–rqj4qH9astDD3S7_QS8YurD7haYmA
April 30, 2020 Sharda Crouther “How to communicate with irate people during COVID-19”
May 7, 2020 Suzanne Ricci “Job seeking during a Virtual COVID-19 epidemic.”
May 14, 2020 Orlando Haynes “Marketing Your Personal Brand.”
May 21, 2020 Jason Druding “Rules for Resumes”
May 28, 2020 Kasandra Perez, Computer Coach “LinkedIn 2020”